TEDxWVU announces speakers for March event: ‘Say it Loud’
Dr. Ali Rezai, executive chair and vice president of neuroscience, as well as associate dean and John D. Rockefeller IV tenured professor in neuroscience at the WVU School of Medicine, speaks at the 2019 TEDxWVU event held at the WVU Creative Arts Center. (WVU Photo/Hunter Tankersly)

TEDxWVU announces speakers for March event: ‘Say it Loud’

West Virginia University’s TEDxWVU event “Say it Loud” March 28 in the Creative Arts Center Gladys Davis Theater will feature five dynamic speakers. Raimah Hossain, Nicole Russell, Matthew Cordle, Kassie…

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About 8 percent of West Virginia babies are exposed to alcohol shortly before birth
Researchers from the WVU School of Medicine and School of Public Health were part of a study that examined prenatal alcohol exposure rates during late pregnancy. They found that, on average, about 8 percent of babies born in West Virginia were exposed to alcohol in the last two to four weeks of their gestation. (WVU Illustration/Aira Burkhart)

About 8 percent of West Virginia babies are exposed to alcohol shortly before birth

About 8 percent of West Virginia newborns are exposed to alcohol two to four weeks before birth, according to a new study. “Alcohol exposure during the last trimester is associated…

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WVU Extension Service and Wyoming County food pantry provide nutrition and inspiration through poultry project
Families across Wyoming County now have a nutritious food source and renewed feelings of hope and independence thanks to their small poultry operations through WVU Extension Service. (WVU Photo)

WVU Extension Service and Wyoming County food pantry provide nutrition and inspiration through poultry project

Wyoming County is nestled between the steep mountains of southern West Virginia with equally steep economic struggles. When Arnold Simonse kept seeing the same families every month at the Itmann…

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WVU School of Dentistry launches capital campaign to upgrade outdated facilities
School of Dentistry students treat a patient in the Endodontics Clinic, one of several areas that will see upgrades as the capital campaign progresses. (WVU Photo)

WVU School of Dentistry launches capital campaign to upgrade outdated facilities

With help from alumni and friends, the next generation of West Virginia dentists and dental hygienists will be trained in radically modernized facilities that reflect the excellent education and quality…

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WVU announces music and health degree
WVU will be one of the first universities in the nation with a music and health undergraduate program. (WVU Photo)

WVU announces music and health degree

Students who have a passion for music but also want a career in healthcare can now study both disciplines with a new degree program at West Virginia University. WVU will…

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Breaking a sweat — and new ground for physical activity across West Virginia
Former WVU student Sarah Melanson runs on the Rail Trail, which stretches through Marion, Monongalia and Preston counties. The eastern end of trail will soon extend to Reedsville in Preston County as part to a grant from Take Back Our Health WV, a project spearheaded by the WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. (WVU Photo/ Raymond Thompson Jr.)

Breaking a sweat — and new ground for physical activity across West Virginia

From Wheeling to Williamson, West Virginians will gain new and improved options to get active with a leisurely stroll or bicycle ride, thanks to a statewide project involving West Virginia…

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